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Gray wolves go back to state control

posted on May 6, 2011 at 11:05 AM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) - The Obama administration says it is taking 5,500 wolves off the endangered list in eight states in the Northern Rockies and Great Lakes. Full Story

Study: 40 Mediterranean Fish Species Could Vanish

posted on April 21, 2011 at 3:04 PM

GENEVA (AP) -- A new study suggests that more than 40 fish species in the Mediterranean could vanish in the next few years. Full Story

Feds Announce $23M to Protect Sage Grouse Habitat

posted on February 4, 2011 at 2:02 PM

DENVER — A federal agency has announced $23 million in funds to help protect nearly 50,000 acres of sage grouse habitat in Wyoming, Colorado and Montana. Full Story

Alaska Officials: Predator Control Program Is Successful

posted on September 18, 2009 at 8:09 PM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - An Alaska wildlife management program in which wolves are shot from low-flying airplanes and black bears are baited and snared is helping to increase the numbers of moose and caribou, state wildlife officials say. Full Story

States Ready for First Open Wolf Hunts

posted on July 10, 2009 at 8:07 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) — Montana and Idaho are moving to host the first open gray wolf hunts in the lower 48 states after the animal's removal from the endangered list across much of the Northern Rockies. Full Story

Great Lakes Wolves Returning to Endangered List

posted on July 3, 2009 at 8:07 PM

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich (AP) -- The federal government on Monday agreed to put gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region back on the endangered species list - at least temporarily. Full Story

Gov't Revokes Rule Limiting Species Protections

posted on May 1, 2009 at 8:05 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal agencies again will have to consult with government wildlife experts before taking actions that could have an impact on threatened or endangered species. Full Story

Scientists Keep an Eye on Beetles

posted on March 13, 2009 at 8:03 PM

Millions of imported beetles have been deployed across the West to fight a tenacious Eurasian tree that clogs river banks and crowds out native vegetation. Full Story

Feds OK Gray Wolves' Removal from Endangered List

posted on March 6, 2009 at 8:03 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) -- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Friday he is upholding the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to remove gray wolves from the federal endangered list in the Northern Rockies and the western Great Lakes. Full Story

California Sues to Block Bush Endangered Species Rules

posted on January 2, 2009 at 8:01 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif (AP) -- California is suing the Bush administration to block last-minute endangered species regulations that are intended to reduce input from federal scientists, state Attorney General Jerry Brown announced Tuesday. Full Story

Wolves Back on Endangered List

posted on September 26, 2008 at 8:09 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) -- Federal wildlife officials have asked a judge to put gray wolves in the Northern Rockies back on the endangered species list - a sharp reversal from the government's prior contention that the animals were thriving. Full Story

State of Alaska Sues Over Polar Bear Listing

posted on August 8, 2008 at 8:08 PM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The state of Alaska is suing the federal government to overturn the listing of polar bears as a threatened species. Full Story

Wolves to be Removed from Endangered Species List

posted on February 22, 2008 at 8:02 PM

BILLINGS, Mont (AP) — Gray wolves in the Northern Rockies will be removed from the endangered species list, following a 13-year restoration effort that helped the animal's population soar, federal officials said Thursday. Full Story

Decision on Listing Polar Bear Postponed

posted on January 11, 2008 at 8:01 PM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Federal officials said Monday that they will need a few more weeks to decide whether polar bears need protection under the Endangered Species Act because of global warming. Full Story

Judge Imposes Flow Limits to Protect Fish that Swim in Water Used by Californians

posted on September 7, 2007 at 8:09 PM

FRESNO, Calif (AP) -- A federal judge on Friday imposed limits on water flows caused by huge pumps sending water from the San Joaquin-Sacramento River delta to users around the state, saying the pumps were drawing in and destroying a threatened fish. Full Story
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